Ok, I will give you guys a version of what I think happened to the little grey mouse, up to the point just before he drowned.

One day a little gray mouse looked out and saw a dark cloud in the sky, and he knew it was going to rain. So, he scampered along back to his mothers house, he did not want to get wet. He lived under a big rock near the edge of the cliff, too big for R-R to trundle off the cliff, it had a nice view. He felt a few drops of rain, so he ran faster. As it started to rain little steams formed that he had to cross ...
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The Mohonk Mountain House and the Mohonk Preserve have done a great job protecting the environment thus far, but ... it's all down hill from here http://youtu.be/9AU8fMo8v4k.